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Here are some websites that you may find useful. Click on a heading on the right-hand side to view the list of websites for that subject.
 
Art
The National Gallery The entire collection online.
BBC.co.uk/Scotland Contains activites relevant to KS2-3 History and D&T
 
Design & Technology
how stuff works A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works including the INTERNET!
flying-pig.co.uk Ideas on mechanisms and structures.
BBC.co.uk/Scotland Contains activites relevant to KS2-3 History and D&T
BBC - Cbeebies Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.
 
Education Sites
The Hertfordshire Grid The public pages from Hertfordshire Education.
Department for Children, Schools and Families The main site for the Department for Education and Science.
National Curriculum Online The National Curriculum for England
learn.co.uk The Guardian Education site full of content for teachers, parents and children. Check out ‘Six of the Best’.
Department for Education and Skills Help with the topics your child is following in school
BBC-Schools-ages 4 -11 Contains a range of interactive sites for Primary Pupils.
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Games
BBC Words and Pictures word games
Countdown counting number games
4L Puzzle Maths maths puzzles
Grid Club games and activities for 6 to 12 year olds
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Geography
Ordnance Survey Free and Fun section of the OS site for children.
BBC Barnaby Bear

Supports KS1 QCA Geography Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?

BBC Rivers and Coasts

KS2 QCA Geography Units 14 and 23: Investigating rivers and coasts.

BBC Two Cities Explores and compares life in Belfast and Meixco City.
BBC what is weather Covers KS2 QCA Geography Unit 7: Weather around the world.
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History
BBC Ancient Greece Ancient Greece covers KS2 QCA History Units 14 and 15.
BBC Anglo-Saxons Anglo-Saxons covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6B: An Anglo-Saxon case study.
BBC.co.uk/Scotland Contains activites relevant to KS2-3 History and D&T
BBC Victorians

Children in Victorian Britain covers KS2 QCA History Unit 11.

BBC Children of World War 2

Children of World War 2 covers KS2 QCA History unit 9.

BBC Romans

Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6A:A Roman case study.

BBC Vikings

Covers KS2 QCA History Unit 6C: A Viking case study.

Walk Through Time - BBC Age 7 - 9

Case studies in Unit 6: Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, Unit 8: Tudors, Unit 11 and 12: Victorians and Unit 13: Changes since 1948

National Maritime Museum The National Maritime Museums site with links to the Royal Observatory.
Victoria and Albert Museum The Victoria and Albert Museum better known as The V&A.
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Homework Help
BBC KS2 Bitesize Revision

Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.

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ICT
how stuff works A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works including the INTERNET!
design training

Design Training - website creation for children.

Lissa explains it all

HTML Help for children.

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Languages
BBC Primary French

Beginners' French for 10-11 year olds. Content also relevant to KS2 QCA Units 1-6.

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Literacy
Sebastian Swan

Suitable for KS1 with lots of activities.

Treasure Island

A site based on treasure island.

Eric Carle website

The official Eric Carle website – features ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar ‘ and ‘The Red Fox’.

The official Eric Carle website – features ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar ‘ and ‘The Red Fox’.

Peter Rabbit and Friends from Beatrix Potter

The world of Beatrix Potter tells us about the life of the author and the characters in her books.

BBC CBeebies

Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

BBC Digger and the Gang Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.
BBC DynaMo

DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who's Spooking Who? Designed for home use.

BBC KS2 Bitesize Revision Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.
Spellits

Covers the word and text objectives of year 3, 4 and 5 of the National Literacy Strategy.

Starship

Aimed at children preparing for KS1 National Tests in English.

The Little Animals Activity Centre The Little Animals Activity Centre can be used as part of the literacy hour and daily maths lesson for reception year and years 1,2 and 3.
The Magic Key

Can be used in the literacy hour for reception year and year 1.

Words and Pictures

Learning phonics can be used as part of the literacy hour for years 1, 2 and 3 with interactive games suitable for whole class work using an interactive whiteboard.

Tracy Beaker

Activities based on the best-selling books by Jacqueline Wilson, relevant to KS2 English.

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Maths
nrich mathematics

A really rich resource, for extending students, with new activities each month; use the Archive to find activities and solutions from previous months.

BBC CBeebies

Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

BBC Digger and the Gang Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.
BBC DynaMo

DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who's Spooking Who? Designed for home use.

BBC Numeracy Sites A selection of numeracy sites from the BBC
BBC Number Time

Number Time activities alot into the Numeracy Framework for reception year and years 1 and 2.

BBC KS2 Bitesize Revision

Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.

BBC Starship Maths Aimed at chidlren preparing for KS1 National Tests in Maths.
BBC The Little Animals Activity Centre The Little Animals Activity Centre can be used as part of the literacy hour and daily maths lesson for reception year and years 1,2 and 3.
Music
Musical Mysteries Interactive site allowing pupils to have fun, while exploring basic musical concepts in sound, rhythm and mood.
BBC CBeebies

Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

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PE
Official Website of the Olympic movement

The site for all information on the Olympic movement.

Association for Physical Education

PE Association of England – go to links to the main Sports Governing Body sites in the UK.

UK Athletics The Athletics site.
Rugby Football Union

The official site of the Rugby Football Union.

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PSHE
BBC Two Cities Explores and compares life in Belfast and Meixco City.
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Science
BBC CBeebies

Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6.

BBC Digger and the Gang Digger and the Gang activities to support Year 3 and 4 of the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy, and KS1 and KS2 programmes of study.
BBC DynaMo

DynaMo Literacy, numeracy and science games, including Spellbound and Who's Spooking Who? Designed for home use.

BBC Pod's Mission Pod's Mission covers KS2 QCA Science Unit 4A: Moving and growing, Unit 4D:Solids, liquids and how they can be seperated, and Unit 4F: Circuits and conductors. There is also a unit on bones.
BBC KS2 Bitesize Revision

Activities designed to prepare children for KS2 National Tests.

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Search Engines
Google One of the best search engines around.
Ask for Kids

A child friendly version of the Ask Jeeves search engine.

BBC Search Use the BBC WEB GUIDE to explore the web.
   
SEN
For parents of foundation stage children
 
Other
For parents of children with SEN

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